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Posted at 9:38 PM ET, 04/ 2/2010

Pr. George's officer hit by car

By Terri Rupar

Updated, 10:03 p.m.

A Prince George’s County police officer was injured in the Bladensburg area Friday night when he was struck by a car during an investigation. The officer was hit about 8:45 p.m. at 52nd Avenue and Lawrence Street, county police said. They said he was investigating a suspicious vehicle.

While he was in the roadway struggling with an occupant of the suspicious vehicle, police said, the officer was struck by another vehicle that was passing by.

He was taken to a hospital with leg and back pain, police said.

They said the man who struggled with the officer was taken into custody.

--Clarence Williams

By Terri Rupar  | April 2, 2010; 9:38 PM ET
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Struggling with a PG officers usually means death to the suspect, but luckily a car was passing and struck the officer. I hope the oficers is ok, but I know the suspect can thank GOD that he is here today.

Posted by: PublicEnemy1 | April 4, 2010 10:46 AM | Report abuse

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